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Synthetic Blood Is About To Go Through Human Trials

Every two seconds someone in the United States needs blood. In the U.S. alone, 41,000 donated pints are needed every day and although an estimated 38 percent of the population is eligible to donate blood, less than 10 percent of that eligible population actually do each year.<p>That’s why we need …

Stem Cells

Alpha-Linolenic Acid: Is It Essential to Cardiovascular Health?

Abstract<p>There is a large body of scientific evidence that has been confirmed in randomized controlled trials indicating a cardioprotective effect for …

5 science-backed tips for spotting a lie

Wouldn't it be nice to know how to tell if someone is lying?<p>We're going to see what the research has to say on detecting lies, avoiding deception, …

15 Essential Books That Will Help You Be More Successful

Do want you to be more successful in both your personal and professional lives?<p>Most of us would obviously answer yes to that question. But merely …

7 foods to boost your mental performance

Research shows that nutrients in food can have a significant positive impact on cognitive performance. Cognitive impairment is increasingly attributed to oxidative stress, a condition that involves excessive harmful molecules called free radicals or oxidants. Since these free radicals can lead to …

The Funniest Ted Talk Ever To Teach You How To Sound Smart

If you feel like you’re the awkward person at social events or you struggle to enter into conversations because you’re shy, it can impact your social …

17 Foods That Can Help You Live Longer

The fountain of youth is located in the produce aisle.<p>The world's oldest person, 116-year old Susannah Mushatt Jones, enjoys a hearty meal of bacon, eggs and grits most mornings. The breakfast sounds delicious, but unless Jones has upended decades of nutritional science, it is unlikely the secret …

This popular 'smart pill' enhances brain function with an added benefit

In the years since, modafinil has become popular for another, off-label use: to boost a person's cognitive abilities — an effect that hadn't been thoroughly studied by scientists.<p>Now a team of researchers has reviewed the literature to find that modafinil does, in fact, increase a number of …

The Brain

Researchers Simulate Meteorite Impact on an Ancient Ocean Conditions and Found It Creates Building Blocks of DNA

The idea that a meteorite struck earth and sparked life isn’t a new theory in the scientific world, but Japanese researchers actually created a simulation that showed how the building blocks of DNA could form from such an impact.<p>A drawing showing a meteorite impact in Earth’s early oceans. …

10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Debt is never a fun thing to be in. But, there are many actions that you can take that will help you rid yourself of the burden of debt once and for …

This is what Diet Coke does to your body in just one hour

A British health expert has issued an astonishing health warning about the alleged dangers of Diet Coke.<p>Niraj Naik, who runs a blog called the The …

The top brain-training apps to keep your mind sharp

As an app released this week claims to improve the memory of patients with schizophrenia, we've taken a look at the best apps for training your brain<p>IQs across the world are experiencing a steady decline, with our collective intelligence <b>dropping by one IQ point in the last decade</b>.<p>According to …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Sports<p>Drew Magary prepares for the inevitable shitshow of bad football this fall.<p>By Drew Magary13 hours agoView More<p>Broadway<p>The Broadway star has …

Lifestyle

Scientists are on the cusp of these 15 discoveries that will transform the world

Our smartphones are more powerful computers than the Apollo 11 mission to the moon used. Many of the devicIes that power our everyday lives would have been unimaginable a century ago.<p>It's a tough world to keep up in.<p>Concerned about what they argue is a lack of funding and appreciation in the US for …

University of Washington

21 time-management lessons everyone should learn in their 20s

You can waste a tremendous amount of time by trying to multitask or focusing too much on unimportant details.<p>Montreal-based designer and author Étienne Garbugli has struggled with all of that. As he's gotten older, he's learned how to manage his time and workload more effectively and has analyzed …

Time Management

The Deep Chest Workout

<b>The Deep Chest Workout</b>If you’re looking to put more size on your chest, look past those same old bench-press routines you’ve been doing—you know, the …

Workouts

Children with ADHD 'should be allowed to fidget'

Riding an exercise bike while doing schoolwork and tests could help children with ADHD perform better - according to scientists<p>Jittery and jumpy children with ADHD have for years been scolded in the classroom for failing to sit still and concentrate.<p>But up to 5 per cent of British youngsters who …

Near-Death Experiences: What Happens in the Brain Before Dying

In the moments before death, the heart plays a central role, conventional wisdom says. That is, as the heart stops beating and blood stops flowing, …

The Brain

Heart muscle cells regrown in medical research breakthrough

Unlike animals such as the salamander and the zebrafish, humans are unable to easily regenerate heart cells, making it difficult to recover from the permanent damage caused by heart attacks.<p>But scientists from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel and the Victor Chang Institute in Sydney have …

Medicine

This Personality Trait Leads To Wealth And Happiness; Do You Have It?

Dear Business Owner,<p>The last time we talked, I know I was pretty hard on you, telling you the 7 Reasons You Won’t Ever Be Successful.<p>But I want to make it up to you. And I think I can.<p>Let’s leave the past behind us. No hard feelings, okay? Let’s focus on the future. On what you <i>can</i> do to be …

Want muscles? Rice is the new meat

Darin Goka personifies everything about modern fitness. He does CrossFit. In fact, he loves CrossFit so much, he competes in a league.<p>He's up to date …

The deadly science of drinking soda: Research puts a number on soft drink-related cancer cases

<b>(AP/Jeff Chiu)</b><p>4-Mel, a chemical that makes soda brown, is raising our risk of cancer<p>Joanna Rothkopf<p>February 18, 2015 10:00pm (UTC)<p>Although former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's war against large sodas failed in court, it succeeded in spreading awareness about the danger of consuming too …

New York City

How Marijuana Highjacks Your Brain To Give You The Munchies

Shortly after toking up, a lot of marijuana users find that there's one burning question on their minds: "Why am I so hungry?" Researchers have been probing different parts of the brain looking for the root cause of the marijuana munchies for years. Now, a team of neuroscientists report that they …

The 10 most common nutrition lies ever told that can keep you fat and unhealthy

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>There is no shortage of health advice out there, and no shortage of bad advice to go along with it. Some misguided notions are …